News tagged with survival benefit

New drug shows promise for myeloma patients

(HealthDay) -- Three new studies confirm that the drug lenalidomide can significantly lengthen the time that people with multiple myeloma experience no worsening of their disease, either after having a stem ...

May 09, 2012
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Avastin no benefit to older lung cancer patients: study

(HealthDay) -- Medicare patients who have advanced non-small cell lung cancer appear to get no survival benefit from adding the drug Avastin to standard chemotherapy, researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer ...

Apr 17, 2012
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Lung cancer patients with diabetes show prolonged survival

Lung cancer patients with diabetes tend to live longer than patients without diabetes, according to a Norwegian study published in the November issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the official publication of the International ...

Oct 17, 2011
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